The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 187 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Debian 4 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.77% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Average daily rate
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£403 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.80% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £210 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £392 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +22.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1132 1173 1246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.05% 19.89% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 800 832
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 76
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Ubuntu
3 14 (70.00%) Open Source
3 14 (70.00%) DevOps
3 14 (70.00%) UNIX
4 13 (65.00%) Nagios
4 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (65.00%) Puppet
5 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (60.00%) MongoDB
5 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
5 12 (60.00%) MySQL
6 11 (55.00%) OO
6 11 (55.00%) NoSQL
6 11 (55.00%) DigitalOcean
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) Perl
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) CentOS
9 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) Apache
9 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
10 2 (10.00%) NFS
10 2 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) Jetty
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) IPsec
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) IMAP
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SNMP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) MySQL
1 12 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (55.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) CouchDB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) OLTP
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JSP
1 1 (5.00%) Servlets
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (5.00%) JMX
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
1 1 (5.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Ubuntu
3 14 (70.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (55.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) MCSA
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Nagios
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
1 13 (65.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) DigitalOcean
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) Google